It Wasn’t All Bad: A Different Look at 2016

For many, 2016 was a terrible year. For us, not so much. We had many happy successes, and we also saw a lot of other things that made 2016 a great year!
They had a good year at Blacksburg Middle School

We have been seeing a lot of memes lately talking about how much people want to forget 2016. For many, this was a terrible year.

For us, not so much. This is the year we were incorporated, received our nonprofit status, and completed our first pilot program—the InSchools program at Blacksburg Middle School. We were offered grants from local donors and the Frederick P. Lenz Foundation for American Buddhism, and thanks to all this support, we are heading into a year in which we are increasing our InSchools program six-fold and commencing our InSide program with the Department of Juvenile Justice, in which we will be working with teens on probation. No, for us 2016 was a great year, but not just for these reasons. Let’s look at a few more that hopefully you can relate to:

One comment on “It Wasn’t All Bad: A Different Look at 2016

  1. Trish

    Always good to be reminded/to remind myself of what’s good. Thanks

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